Maryland: Admissions and Amusement Tax Rate Change
- Oct 27, 2015 | Gail Cole
Garrett County, Maryland, is in the northwestern tip of the state, snuggling up to West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The closest city of size is not Baltimore but Pittsburgh.
But Garrett County has at least one claim to fame: the state’s only four-season resort. And as of July 1, 2015, the Town of Grantsville is a designated Arts & Entertainment District. Long known for such events as the Music at Penn Alps summer concert series and the Spruce Forest Artisan Village, Grantsville is well positioned to grow the arts.
Perhaps that’s why the Board of County Commissioners of Garrett County has increased the county’s Admissions and Amusement tax. Effective September 1, 2015, the rate is 6% on all activities (up from 4.5%).
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